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The Story of King Alfred - Page 168
by Sir Walter Besant - 1901 - 187 pages
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 3

1848 - 792 pages
...kingdom." Who can peruse without interest the following delightful account of his THEOLOGICAL STUDIES. " On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...a certain book. He heard it attentively with both his ears, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me at the same moment a book which he carried...
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Six Old English Chronicles

John Allen Giles, Gildas - 1848 - 546 pages
...this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the cause of this long delay in beginning. On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...a certain book. He heard it attentively with both his ears, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me at the same moment a book which he carried...
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Six Old English Chronicles: Of which Two are Now First Translated from the ...

John Allen Giles, Gildas - 1848 - 552 pages
...this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the cause of this long delay in beginning. On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...a certain book. He heard it attentively with both his ears, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me at the same moment a book which he carried...
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The Life and Times of Alfred the Great

John Allen Giles - 1848 - 458 pages
...this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the cause of this long delay in beginning. " On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...read to him a quotation out of a certain book. He listened to it with the utmost attention, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, shewing me at the...
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The Moderate Monarchy, Or Principles of the British Constitution, Described ...

Albrecht von Baron HALLER - 1849 - 388 pages
...may explain this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the long delay in beginning. " On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...read to him a quotation out of a certain book. He listened to it with the utmost attention, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me at the...
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The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - 1852 - 596 pages
...this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the cause of this long delay in beginning. On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...a certain book. He heard it attentively with both his ears, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me at the same moment a book which he carried...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

1857 - 830 pages
...fi-om the twentieth to the forty-fourth year of his age. ' On a certain day,' says his biographer, ' we were both of us sitting in the king's chamber,...read to him a quotation out of a certain book. He listened to it attentively with both his ears, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me...
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The Whole Works of King Alfred the Great: With Preliminary Essays ..., Volume 1

Alfred (King of England) - 1858 - 598 pages
...this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the cause of this long delay in beginning. On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...all kinds of subjects as usual, and it happened that 1 read to him a quotation out of a certain book. He heard it attentively with both his ears, and addressed...
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Memorials of King Alfred: Being Essays on the History and Antiquities of ...

John Allen Giles - 1863 - 416 pages
...this more fully to those who are ignorant, I will relate the cause of this long delay in beginning. On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the...a certain book. He heard it attentively with both his ears, and addressed me with a thoughtful mind, showing me at the same moment a book which he carried...
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Before the Conquest, Or, English Worthies in the Old English Period

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1870 - 448 pages
...of worldly wealth, which he fears to recount, lest it should weary the reader. He continues : — ] On a certain day we were both of us sitting in the king's chamber, conversing on all kinds of subjects, as usual, and it happened that I read to him a quotation out of...
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